Kerstin Schwarz with her Cristofori and Silbermann piano in the park of Schloss Sanssouci, August 2018, photo: Simon Chinnery
Travalling with my instruments in the Corona autumn and winter 2020 , photo: Simon Chinnery
During the regulation of the Cristofori action of the copy in Grafrath near Munich, October 2018, photo: Christoph Hammer


LISTEN Cristofori piano, George Frederick Handel, Aria "Crede l'uom ch'egli riposi", Le Stagioni, Paolo Zanzu
LISTEN Cristofori piano, Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata K12, Presto
LISTEN Silbermann-Hammerflügel, Johann Gottlieb Graun, Triosonate in A-Dur, Adagio, Ensemble Diderot, Philippe Grisvard playing the piano

for more information see Discography

G.F.Händel: Se la Bellezza perde vaghezza - Le Stagioni

The construction of a Cristofori piano

Paris 3rd to 10th April 2021, organized by LA NOUVELLE ATHÈNES

Aline Zylberajch, Aurélien Delage and Etienne Mangot during the video recordings on the 6th April 2021 in the Hôtel de Noailles near Paris
Aurélien Delage is accompanying Sebastijan Bereta (flute) with the Silbermann piano, Video recording on the 6th April 2021, Hôtel de Noailles near Paris
Johannes Pramsohler and Philippe Grisvard, video recording on the 6th of April 2021, Hôtel de Noailles near Paris
The ensemble Teatro d'Arcadia during the rehearsals on the 7th and 8th April 2021 at the abbey Royaumont
Edoardo Torbianelli on the Cristofori piano and Marc Hantaï playing the flute
The ensemble Teatro d'Arcadia before the video concert on the 9th April 2021 in the concert hall Cortot in Paris
Edoardo Torbianelli and the Cistofori piano were guests at Générations France Musique on the 10th of April 2021

The video concert with Aline Zylberajch, Aurélien Delage, Etienne Mangot, Sebastijan Beretta, Johannes Pramsholer and Philippe Grisvard can be watched and listened to on the VOD platform. Please follow the Link

The recital with Edoardo Torbianelli at Générations France Musique can be listened to on the website of FRANCE MUSIQUE. The exact point inside the program is at 48min, 32sec. Please follow the Link

Instruments built and restored by Kerstin Schwarz

The new 4½ octave Cristofori piano in the exhibition Giuseppe Tartini e la cultura musicale dell’illuminismo in the Museo Diocesano in Padua in May 2021
The Clavecin Roïal, finished in May 2019
The group Le stagioni with Paolo Zanzu playing the Cristofori piano, video recording in Semur-en-Auxoir in December 2020
The copy (2010) of the Cristofori piano from 1722 in the museum in Rome before the concert on the 30th June 2019
the Cristofori piano (copy 1997) in the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence
the copy (2013) of the Gottfried Silberman piano from 1749
detail of the Cristofori spinet from 1690 (copy 2003)
detail of the ebony harpsichord copy (2009)
the oval spinet from 1690 after the restoration in 2012
Square piano by Johannes Zumpe & Gabriel Buntebart, London 1776, restored 2016 for the Museu de la Música in Barcelona

The Clavecin Roïal - a Saxon square piano with a special Stoßmechanik and various stops

Fantasia in B-flat major Wq 61/3 (1786, Kenner und Liebhaber, VI, mp3, 6'26)
Fantasia in C major Wq 59/6 (1784, Kenner und Liebhaber, V, mp3, 9'04)
Fantasia in C major Wq 61/6 (1786, Kenner und Liebhaber, VI, mp3, 6'33)

pianist: Pablo Gómez Ábalos
recording: Christopher Greenleaf

more information

The Clavecin Royal, finished in May 2019